Sep 25, 2012 5:00am EDT
raging in syria... are expected to remain center stage. 3 president obama's speech will be his fourth at the ggneral aasembly ppdium. and it comee on the heelssof a series of confrrntatiinaa statements by iran's president, who declared to rrporters and editors monday that israel had no roots in the middle east. president mahmoud ahmadinejad speaas to the general assembly on wednesday. he discussed a range of international issues in an interviewwon cnn's ppiers morgan tonightt ...incluuing a potentiaa striie y israel over iran's nuclear program. morgan: do you fear that war is immmnent; do yyu fear that there will be military conflict, perhaps before the end of this year, between your country and israel? ahmadinejad: offcourse the ziooists are very much, very adventuresome, very much seeking to fabriiate things ann i think they see themselles at the end of the that they seek to create new opportunities for themselves and their adventurous behaviors. on mmnday, chairs for israel's represeetatives were emppyyduring ahmadinedjad's speech at the higg-level u-n meeting on the rule of llw.